Author’s Note #10: Poll RESULTS to See Who My Next Pen Pal Sim(s) Will Be — And Pen Pal Profile

If you voted in my poll from Saturday June 4th, then you are likely wondering who won. I asked for your help to see who would be my next Sim to get a pen pal, and you all selected...   Can y'all see that? If not, take my word for it, Heaven won! Heaven and … Continue reading Author’s Note #10: Poll RESULTS to See Who My Next Pen Pal Sim(s) Will Be — And Pen Pal Profile

Author’s Note #8: Poll to See Who My Next Pen Pal Sim(s) Will Be

Aren't you so glad Merriam-Webster now agrees we can end sentences with prepositions? I know I am! Let's not fall down that rabbit hole though, let's focus on the task at hand. I'm having so much fun with the pen pal project I joined. So far, all of my letters have been written by one … Continue reading Author’s Note #8: Poll to See Who My Next Pen Pal Sim(s) Will Be

Pen Pal Letter #4: So My Brain Isn’t Working, But That’s Okay

You can read Sienna's most recent letter to Daniella here. Dear Sienna, Sorry for the delay in responding. I've been so busy! Quincy and I moved in together, but not into his parents' house. We spend a ton of time there though. It's been nice to get to the know the family even more, especially … Continue reading Pen Pal Letter #4: So My Brain Isn’t Working, But That’s Okay

Pen Pal Letter #3: Is It Weird That I’m Intrigued, Not Scared?

You can view Sienna's last letter to Daniella here. Dear Sienna, As I read the first part of your letter, I was so worried that I'd activated some trigger of a previous trauma, I was already forming the words in my head for an apology. I thought perhaps you were a vampire attack survivor, and … Continue reading Pen Pal Letter #3: Is It Weird That I’m Intrigued, Not Scared?

Pen Pal Project #2: Eternity, Eh?

Read Sienna's most recent letter to Daniella here. Hi Sienna! Getting a new letter from you in my inbox always makes my day. It's funny that you mentioned nieces and nephews. Luca has been talking a lot about that part of life recently. I can't imagine him as a father. He didn't have a great … Continue reading Pen Pal Project #2: Eternity, Eh?

Pen Pal Project #1: Okay, So We’re All Humdrum

You can view Sienna's letter to Daniella here. Hi Sienna! I can't believe you find me interesting. It seems around here, no one but Quincy finds me interesting. Well, Luca, my brother, counts, I guess. He took me on a brother-sister date not too long ago, and that was a lot of fun. We talked more than … Continue reading Pen Pal Project #1: Okay, So We’re All Humdrum

Author’s Note #6: The Pen Pal Project

Author's Note: The chances of me double posting in one day are sooooooooo rare, yet here I am. My neighborhood rotation is a mix of story-driven, character-driven, and game-driven. It just so happens that something unexpected that happened in the game that lends itself perfectly to a new idea suggested to me by CathyTea. Her … Continue reading Author’s Note #6: The Pen Pal Project